The Man Who Folded Himself
This classic work of science fiction is widely considered to be the ultimate time-travel novel. When Daniel Eakins inherits a time machine, he soon realizes that he has enormous power to shape the course of history. He can foil terrorists, prevent assassinations, or just make some fast money at... show more
This classic work of science fiction is widely considered to be the ultimate time-travel novel. When Daniel Eakins inherits a time machine, he soon realizes that he has enormous power to shape the course of history. He can foil terrorists, prevent assassinations, or just make some fast money at the racetrack. And if he doesn't like the results of the change, he can simply go back in time and talk himself out of making it! But Dan soon finds that there are limits to his powers and forces beyond his control. This replaces 0553290061.
Publish date: July 1st 2003
Publisher: BenBella Books
Pages no: 127
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Speculative Fiction
, Time Travel
This is a lovely little mindbender of a book - not hard science, for those who are so inclined. But a true literature of ideas, looking at identity and self through the lens of time travel, through one man (and all the versions of himself) and how he chooses to use it. He is not a representative ma...
This book is about a time traveler that has traveled where no other time traveler has traveled before.If and If I read the book correctly. Dan/Danny/Uncle Jim/ Diane/Donna/Aunt Jane are all the same person but traveling in different time lines depending on the decisions they take resulting in differ...
I remember picking up this book in a public library in London. I had no idea who David Gerrold was, just that the cover looked interesting and the synopsis sounded good. I was fairly new to sf way back then and time traveling was an exciting concept to me. Prior to this novel the only time travel fi...
WTF. This started out interesting and got weird real quick. How does this book come recommended? I read this on vacation and would periodically yell out to my cousin "Oh my god! Guess what he did now!?", while shaking my head.
I call this "The Man Who Fellated Himself." I only read science fiction once in a great while, and it usually involves space travel. This focused solely on time travel, and asked some interesting questions about humanity along the way.It's short enough that, if you aren't really "digging it," you ...